Do you possess what HR experts call the double-whammy? Are you over 40 and considered overqualified for today’s job market? Age should not be a factor when recruiters are looking to hire but if often is and if you’re overqualified, you have twice the chance you won’t be picked for the job.
When it’s time for you to face a job search after losing your primo job what happens if you feel overqualified for every job you find? There are ways around your extra-expertise and here, we’ll offer a great cover letter with tips and advice to help you get the interviews you want.
Some people do very good things when they’re putting their resumes together. Other people make mistakes that are just bad, and sometimes we do things that are downright ugly! If you want to dazzle people like the Man With No Name, then get out your word processor and fire off an effective resume.
Having a job interview over the Skype is very different from chatting with your uncle who lives in Australia. Having worked on three continents in as many years, I’ve had my share of Skype interviews and along the way I’ve put together this short list of ways to ace a Skype interview.
Are you having trouble finding a job? If so, following are ten ways not to get hired - it might be the case that you’re making one of these mistakes. How many of these things are you guilty of? Learn what you should never do in your job search and how to put your best foot forward instead.
A recruiter forms an opinion of a job seeker before the question and answer session even begins. Is it possible to lose the position within the first minute of walking into the interview room? Yes! At the same time, you can take steps to make an excellent first impression at your job interview.
Ever want to know how other people find jobs that you cannot find? A lot of hiring managers, job recruiters and decision makers are turning to Twitter and other social media sites to find employees. There are many great resources on Twitter that a job seeker can use when looking for employment.
Preparing for a job interview involves learning about the company to find out its history, market share and strategic goals. Learn how to develop the skills necessary to converse effectively with an interviewer to convey your experience. Take this quiz to see if you have what it takes.
Bad resume objectives are typically vague, inaccurate and meaningless. On the contrary, a concise resume objective demonstrates the value that you can add to the company, making it stand out from the crowd.
Get focused on finding the best career to maximize your potential. This guide takes the effort out of the job search process and frees up your energy for more important things such as scheduling interviews and reviewing job offers. Here’s how to impress the recruiter and get the job of your dreams.